Black and Hispanic teacher-candidates have lower passing rates on the exam, but it measures important job-related skills, the judge ruled.
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August 10, 2015
July 30, 2015
The bill would eliminate the current patchwork of loan assistance programs for teachers, including TEACH grants, and replace them with one streamlined federal program.
July 29, 2015
The report outlines best practices from teacher-preparation programs that offer at least a year of practice teaching.
July 24, 2015
A number of states didn't fulfill federal accountability requirements for teaching programs, and the Education Department didn't force them to, the GAO found.
June 08, 2015
The ruling portends more challenges to efforts to raise standards for prospective teachers.
June 03, 2015
States have set the bar on the edTPA exam in different places, and some give their teacher-candidates other options to demonstrate teaching skill.
June 02, 2015
High-quality teacher candidates seem more likely to take jobs in low-performing districts if they do their student teaching there, a study finds.
May 19, 2015
Teacher-candidates who have struggled to pass a series of new licensing tests in New York will be given new flexibility.
May 14, 2015
For the most part, there was no consistent relationship between the standards and better teaching.
May 07, 2015
James G. Cibulka will be replaced by a former state superintendent until a new president can be found.